School of Medicine Academic Calendar

To help coordinate the increasingly integrated communities at the School of Medicine, our Academic Calendar combines dates relevant to all our matriculating programs: MD, MS, and PhD. If you have questions regarding this page or its content, please contact Christine Solari in Educational Programs and Services (EPS).

Below is the School of Medicine calendar for the 2010-2011 academic year. SoM academic calendars for previous years are also available in PDF format:

2005-2006

2008-2009

2011-2012
2006-2007
2009-2010
2012 -2013

2007-2008

2010-2011

2013-2014

For more information about clinical clerkships periods for MD students, visit our clinical clerkships Web site.

The School of Medicine Academic Calendar honors and cites many dates from the Stanford University Academic Calendar. Please visit the Stanford University Registrar's Office online to view and print Stanford University Academic Calendars in their entirety.


2013-2014 School of Medicine Academic Calendar
(Last updated September 16, 2013)

 

Applies to all programs for matriculating students, unless otherwise noted:
"MD" for MD program, "GRAD" for MS/PhD programs.

 

Dates are subject to change.

 

A PDF version of the 2012-2013 calendar is available for easy printing
(opens in a new browser window).


AUTUMN QUARTER
(Term 1142; MD Program Q1 and Q4)

Aug 1

Thurs

Axess opens for autumn quarter course enrollment

       

Aug 16

Fri

SWEAT orientation

           

Aug 17-20

Sat-Tues

MD - SWEAT trip

           

Aug 16*

Fri

MD - First-year University housing move-in date

           

Aug 21-23

Wed-Fri

MD - New student orientation

       
  Aug 23 Fri MD - Stethoscope Ceremony - Invitation only
       
  Aug 26 Mon MD - Instruction begins for first-year students
           
Aug 29 Thu MD - Instruction begins for second-year students
     

Sept 2

Mon

Labor Day (holiday; no classes)

       
  Sep 13 Fri At-status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term (5 p.m.)
           
Sep 20-22 Fri-Sun GRAD - Bioscience graduate student camping trip
     
Sep 23 Mon GRAD - Bioscience graduate student orientation
     

Sept 23

Mon

First day of autumn quarter; GRAD instruction begins

       
  Sept 23 Mon Deadline (5 p.m.) to file for leave of absence in autumn quarter with full refund
       
  Sept 23 Mon Deadline (5 p.m.) to file preliminary study list with sufficient units for students to be "at status"
           

Sept 23

Mon

MD - First day of clerkships for Period 4

           

Oct 1

Tues

MD - Deadline for second-year students to declare Scholarly Concentration

           

Oct 11

Fri

MD - INDE 297 session for clinical students (Period 4)

           

Oct 11

Fri

Deadline (5 p.m.) to file final study list (add/drop, adjust units for variable-unit course)

           

Oct 21

Mon

MD - First day of clerkships for Period 5

           

Nov 5

Tue

Deadline (5 p.m.) to file for term withdrawal with partial refund

       
  Nov 15 Fri Deadline (5p.m.) to file change to grading basis
       
  Nov 15 Fri Course withdrawal deadline except GSB, LAW, MD
           

Nov 15

Fri

GRAD - Deadline (5 p.m.) to apply for autumn quarter degree conferral

           

Nov 18

Mon

MD - First day of clerkships for Period 6

       
  Nov 25-29 Mon-Fri Thanksgiving recess (no classes)
       
  Dec 6 Fri MD - INDE 297 session for clinical students (Period 6)
           
Dec 2-8

Mon-Sun

End-Quarter Period ("Dead Week")

           

Dec 6

Fri

Last day of instruction (unless class meets on Saturday); last day to arrange for an Incomplete in a course

           
  Dec 6 Fri GRAD - Deadline (12 p.m., noon) to submit thesis/dissertation for autumn quarter degree conferral
       

Dec 9-13

Mon-Fri

End-Quarter examinations

           

Dec 16- Jan 5

Mon-Sun

Winter Break (no classes)

           
Dec 17 Tue Grades due at 11:59 p.m.
     

Jan 9

Thu

Conferral of degrees for autumn quarter

WINTER QUARTER
(Term 1144; MD Program Q2 and Q5)

Oct 27

Sun

Axess opens for winter quarter course enrollment

       
  Dec 27 Fri At status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term (5 p.m.)
           

Jan 6

Mon

First day of winter quarter; instruction begins for all students

       
  Jan 6 Mon Deadline (5 p.m.) to file for leave of absence in winter quarter with full refund
       
  Jan 6 Mon Deadline (5 p.m.) to file preliminary study list with sufficient units for student to be "at status"
           

Jan 6

Mon

MD - First day of clerkships for Period 7

       
  Jan 6 Mon MD - Registration for Clinical Performance Exam (CPX) opens
       

Jan 20

Mon

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day (holiday; no classes)

           

Jan 24

Fri

Deadline (5 p.m.) to file final study list (add/drop, adjust units for variable-unit course)

           

Feb 3

Mon

MD - First day of clerkships for Period 8

           
Feb 17 Mon Presidents Day (holiday; no classes)
     
Feb 19 Wed Deadline (5 p.m.) to file for term withdrawal
     
Feb 21 Fri MD - INDE 297 session for clinical students (Period 8)
     
  Feb 28 Fri Deadline (5 p.m.) to file change to grading basis
           

Feb 28

Fri

Course withdrawal deadline except GSB, LAW, MD

       
  Feb 28 Fri GRAD - Deadline (5p.m.) to apply for winter quarter degree conferral
       
  Mar 3 Mon MD - First day of clerkships for Period 9
           

Mar 10-16

Mon-Sun

End-Quarter Period ("Dead Week")

       
Mar 21 Fri MD - Match Day
     

Mar 14

Fri

Last day of instruction (unless class meets on Saturday); last day to arrange for an Incomplete in a course

       
  Mar 14 Fri GRAD - Deadline (12 p.m., noon) to submit thesis/dissertation for winter quarter degree conferral
       

Mar 17-21

Mon-Fri

End-Quarter examinations

           

Mar 24-30

Mon-Sun

Spring Break ( no classes) for non-clinical students

           
Mar 25 Tue Grades due at 11:59 p.m.
     
  Apr 1 Tues MD - Last day for Clinical Practice Exam registration
       

Apr 3

Thu

Conferral of degrees for winter quarter

SPRING QUARTER
(Term 1146; MD Program Q3 and Q6)

Feb 9

Sun

Axess opens for spring quarter course enrollment

           
Mar 21 Fri At status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term (5 p.m.)
     

Mar 31

Mon

First day of spring quarter; instruction begins for all students

           

Mar 31

Mon

Deadline ( 5p.m.) to file for leave of absence in spring quarter with full refund

       
  Mar 31 Mon Deadline (5 p.m.) to file preliminary study list with sufficient units for students to be "at status"
           
  Mar 31 Mon MD - First day of clerkships for Period 10
           

Apr 11

Fri

Deadline (5 p.m.) to apply for spring quarter degree conferral

           

Apr 18

Fri

MD - INDE 297 session for clinical students (Period 10)

           

Apr 18

Fri

Deadline (5 p.m.) to file final study list (add/drop, adjust units for variable-unit course)

           

Apr 28

Mon

MD - First day of clerkships for Period 11

           

May 13

Tue

Deadline (5 p.m.) to file for term withdrawal with partial refund

           

May 23

Fri

Deadline (5 p.m.) to file change to grading basis

           
May 23 Fri Course withdrawal deadline except GSB, LAW, MD
     
May 26 Mon MD - First day of clerkships for Period 12
     
May 26 Mon Memorial Day (holiday; no classes)
     
May 27 Tue MD - First day of instruction Q6 POM
     
May 30-Jun 5

Fri-Thu

GRAD - End-Quarter period ("Dead Week")

           

Jun 4

Wed

GRAD - Last day of instruction; last day to arrange for an Incomplete in a course

       
Jun 4

Wed

GRAD - Deadline (12p.m., noon) to submit thesis/dissertation for spring quarter degree conferral

           
Jun 5 Thu GRAD - Day before finals (no classes)
     
Jun 6-11 Fri-Wed GRAD - End-Quarter examinations
     

Jun 11

Wed

Last day of spring quarter

           

Jun 12

Thu

Grades for graduating students due at 12 p.m., noon

           

Jun 13

Fri

MD -INDE 297session for clinical students (Period 12)

           

Jun 14

Sat

School of Medicine Commencement (all degree programs)

           

Jun 15

Sun

Stanford University Commencement

           
Jun 17 Tue Grades for non-graduating students due at 11:59p.m.
     

Jun 20

Fri

MD - Last day of instruction Q6 POM

           

Jun 23-29

Mon-Sun

MD - Summer Break for clinical students

SUMMER QUARTER
(Term 1148)

Apr 13

Sun

Axess opens for summer quarter course enrollment

           
Jun 13 Fri At status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term (5 p.m.)
     

Jun 23

Mon

First day of summer quarter; instruction begins for all students

           

Jun 23

Mon

Deadline ( 5p.m.) to file for leave of absence in summer quarter with full refund

           

Jun 23

Mon

Deadline (5 p.m) to file preliminary study list with sufficient units for students to be "at status"

           

Jun 30

Mon

MD - First day of clerkships for Period 1

           
Jul 4 Fri Independence Day observed (holiday; no classes)
     

Jul 7

Mon

Deadline (5 p.m.) to file final study list (add/drop, adjust units for variable-unit course)

           
  Jul 14 - Aug 1 Mon - Fri MD - Clinical Practice Exams
       

Jul 25

Fri

Deadline (5 p.m.) to file for term withdrawal with partial refund

           

Jul 28

Mon

MD - First day of clerkships for Period 2

           

Aug 1

Fri

Deadline (5pm.m) to file changes to grading basis

           

Aug 1

Fri

Course withdrawal deadline except GSB, LAW, MD

           
Aug 1 Fri GRAD - Deadline (5 p.m.) to apply for summer quarter degree conferral
     

Aug 9-14

Sat-Thu

End-quarter period ("Dead Week")

           

Aug 14

Thu

Last day of instruction; last day to arrange for an Incomplete in a course

           

Aug 15

Fri

MD - INDE 297 session for clinical students (Period 2)

     
Aug 15-16 Fri-Sat End-quarter examinations
     
Aug 16 Sat Last day of summer quarter
     
Aug 19 Tue Grades due at 11:59 p.m.
     
Aug 25 Mon MD - First day of clerkships for Period 3
     
Aug 29 Fri GRAD - Deadline (12 p.m., noon) to submit thesis/dissertation for summer quarter degree conferral
     
Sep 25 Thu Conferral of degrees for summer quarter

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